The Carlyle Sailing Association has what you're looking for if it's sailing near St. Louis, sailing in Illinois, sailing near Belleville, sailing near Edwardsville, sailing near Collinsville, sailing near Scott Airforce base ( AFB). Or perhaps you are seeking sailing lessons near St. Louis, sailing lessons in St. Louis, sailing lessons in Illinois, Or maybe you want to learn to sail near St. Louis or learn to sail in St. Louis or learn to sail in Illinois. Check out the great sailing at CSA. Our popular fleets include Lightning, E-scow, Flying Scot, Melges, Comet, Catalina, San Juan and more. There are great opportunities for sailboat racing and daysailing, plus great on-shore facilities. There are also several learn to sail programs for adults and kids. All of this great sailing happens in Hazlet State Park at Carlyle Lake, also known as Lake Carlyle   Find out more

Boat Yard Looking for a boat, but not sure what is right for you? Check out our buying guide. Then check our classifieds.

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Check out Rick Bernstein’s spectacular video from the Hobie Nationals.

Fly high, sail fast

Results, event followups and more on the Racing page

A great season in the works for 2017

We’re already looking ahead to 2017. On the Calendar Page, you will find a listing of some of the major events we have planned. Lot’s more to come. A complete listing is now posted on the Calendar page!

SailSTL - a new front door

We really want to let more folks know about the fun of sailing at CSA, so we’ve created a new recruiting-oriented front door,  On the page is a great series of interviews with CSA sailors about why they like sailing at Carlyle.

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the video

CSA can use your help in attracting new members. So we’re offering a two great incentive prizes: For the most members recruited, 5 days and 4 nights aboard Mike Pitzer’s 44' Nordic sloop, Diva. And, by way of a drawing  from among all recruiters, brunch for four at the Cafe Madeline / Piper Palm House.

CSA members.....

You could win a great sailing vacation or brunch for four

Sailing was great in 2016, expect more in 2017

Check out Jeanette’s albums:

October 23 races

October 30 races

  1. March Marks HERE

On the NEW Calendar Page, you will find a complete listing of our 2017 events. Check us out!

  1. Hare and Hound races set for 2017 - May 13 up first

Details on the Racing Page

This is the place to find out what’s happening at CSA

As part of our push to attract new members, we have segmented our web efforts. The traditional web landing page, is now aimed more at folks who are in the process of discovering sailing and CSA.

This page, News and Updates is here to give you the latest news about things that are happening at CSA.
So if you don’t care about promotional information, bookmark this page and make it your new CSA home.

Learn to sail. Sharpen your skills. Adult Sail Seminar

Want to take lessons from seasoned sailors? This three-day seminar, June 1-3,
is THE best way to get into or improve your sailing.  Details - Adult Sail Seminar page.

Get the kids on board with Junior Sail Camp

This five day program, June 4 - 9 provides a hands-on sailing experience for all kids 10 thru 16 years of age.   Details on the Junior Sailing page.

Sat, Apr. 8 - Spring Work Party.

Sat, Apr. 15 - Boats to arrive!

Sat, Apr. 22 - 23 - US Sailing Instr. Course.

Sat, Apr. 29 - 30 - Lightning Regatta

Sun, Apr. 30 - Club Buoy Races

Sat, May 6 - New Member Party.

Sat, May 6  - Cinco De Mayo Party.

Sat, May 6 - Crew Day.

Details on the Calendar page

Near horizon

Spring work party April 8. Boats arrive April 15!

The big Spring work party is set for April 8 starting at 8 a.m. Docks will be going in and there’s lots to do.

You can sign up on this Facebook page.